The Commercial Appeal

Man sentenced in citizenshi­p case


GULFPORT — An Argentine who used a Jackson County man’s identity for a job in Biloxi has been sentenced to time served for making false statements about his citizenshi­p to gain employment in the United States.

The Sun Herald reports 43-year-old Antonio Martin Ferrer was sentenced on a guilty plea in federal court Wednesday. Chief District Judge Louis Guirola Jr. gave Ferrer credit for his five months in custody plus a year’s probation, and ordered him held pending further legal action.

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